A university in upstate NY has suspended a fraternity over videos showing racist and sexist behavior.
"The video isn't surprising - it's a manifestation of microaggressions, rumors, whispers and outright acts of hatred marginalized students encounter in their time at SU", the Daily Orange said in an editorial.
The students are demanding that the video be released.
Shortly after the videos emerged online, Syracuse Chancellor Kent Syverud issued a statement calling the videos "deeply harmful and contrary to the values and community standards we expect of our students".
"I am appalled and shaken by this and deeply concerned for all members of our community", Syverud wrote.
Some in the Syracuse University community are speaking up after a fraternity was suspended for "troubling and disturbing" videos.
New York fraternity suspended after anti-Semitic, racist videos released
Michael Abraham, executive director of the national Theta Tau organization, said that he had not yet seen the video but that the organization was "investigating the allegations and will decide on the best course of action when it is more complete".
Tayla Myree, a sophomore studying political science, spoke at the rally and carried a sign that read, "Apathy is complicity".
Theta Tau is an engineering frat.
Three other fraternities at Syracuse are now on probation for misconduct.
Protesters at New York's Syracuse University have demanded that the school release videos showing racist and sexist behavior by members of a now-suspended fraternity. "It's, 'Here's counseling, we're here if you need us, there's resource centers, and we promise we'll punish them.' But there's no mechanisms for change".
The students began their protest at the Chancellor's Office, and ended in Hendrick's Chapel, where a student-led discussion took place.
We are working closely with Syracuse University to conduct an investigation into this matter and the College will follow the procedures in our student handbook to determine what steps under our Student Conduct policy may be taken.